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73. Posted by Toreadores (First Time Poster 1 posts) 5y

Hi, i am from Bulgaria, from town of Haskovo, where is the largest statue of the Holy Mother with little Jesus in the world heigh 33 meters or 109 feets. It is a nice place to go. This is link to show you the town and the statue:

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74. Posted by Valeria84 (Budding Member 3 posts) 5y

Hi. I'm from Russia, Saint-Petersburg. It's very beautiful city. The second name is Northern Venice.

75. Posted by jackiechan (Budding Member 18 posts) 5y

It's a tough question cause there are so many beautiful places, each of them has its charm and something special to it. Florence for ex. is rich with monuments, museums and restaurants and even if you stay there for a longer period of time you'll still find something new to explore. On the other hand, Florence is overcrowded with turists and you have little chances to actually meet Italians.

If you want to experience something new, come to Warsaw. It' s a city in transition - you can see old, historical buildings and remnants of socialist era mixed with modern buildings. It's a unique place!

76. Posted by Berge (Budding Member 3 posts) 5y

To me there are to beautiful cities that I have visited. Maybe if I go to others they will also be beautiful. But of all the cities I have visited it is Paris and Florance/ Firenze

Paris have the gardens, buildings, arts (modern and old) fashion - new modern. it is alive! It has passion

Florance just crept in my heart- it has warmth, character, history, fashion,stalls, museums. It is just enchanting. I can walk and walk without feeling lonely. Everytime you discover something new.

It is a tough question perhaps you must think on what you want to gain from the visit.

77. Posted by madpoet (Respected Member 413 posts) 5y

London or Paris would be my first choices. As Samuel Johnson said, "If you're tired of London, you're tired of life." Rome is another obvious choice: 2,700 years of history, first as capital of the Roman Empire, later of the Catholic church and presently of the Republic of Italy.

If I had to choose a city in China, I would choose Shanghai over Beijing. BJ has more tourist attractions, and more history, but Shanghai is the cultural and economic capital of modern China. It's far more cosmopolitan and welcoming to foreigners than the capital.

St. Petersburg IS beautiful (much nicer than grimy Moscow), but at 60 degrees north, not a place where I'd like to spend my winter months...

78. Posted by Rudolf555 (Budding Member 2 posts) 5y

Hi there Breravin,

As you mentioned yourself, Prague appears to be such a place. For 2 years I have been living in the Czech Republic and get confirmed in this conviction every time I am on a weekend getaway there. However it is not Prague I would like to suggest you. My proposal is Bergen on the western cost of Norway where I used to spent some time. The city is not a huge one but the architectonic beauty and the intense air of history more than makes up for that. Besides Bergen is surrounded by some of the most spectacular landscapes - ever for Norway. So, yeah - Bergen!

Rudi
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79. Posted by rooftopman (Budding Member 4 posts) 5y

europe-Brugge; Paris; Rome: Florence: Amsterdam. honerable mention: Prague;Innsbruck
Salzburg; Venice; Stockholm; Monte Carlo.
Asia- Hong Kong; K.L.; Singapore.
usa- Las vegas ( i love it and i don't care)
Africa- Capetown
s.america-Rio
Aussie- Sydney

out of all these places i spent the most time in Hong Kong and learnt to see the beauty in it. ( had to look hard!) most of the time you can only see millions of people!!!!!!

80. Posted by Breravin (Budding Member 4 posts) 5y

Haha,

Wow, this thread is incredible. I made this post over 7 years ago, and I guess I forgot to "subscribe to this thread", so, except for the first few responses, I didn't know anyone had replied (kicking myself for not putting on notifications)! I googled this name, and found there to be 8 pages!

Since the initial post I have been to

Florence
Rome
Venice
Pompeii
Sienna
Nassau
Vancouver
Stockholm
Denmark
Oslo
Kiruna
Bangkok
Chang Mai
Phuket

Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nagano, and Akita are next! And I've got a whole list of cities after that.

I also realize now the impossible nature of the question - all of those cities have been wonderfully beautiful in their own way. Hard to pick a favorite :)

[ Edit: Edited on 02-Jul-2011, at 12:11 by Breravin ]